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An image provided by Spotify shows music artwork displayed on its mobile app. Spotify began offering a free radio service for mobile devices in the U.S. in June. Before that, customers had to pay $10 per month to use its mobile app. Spotify Radio/AP hide caption

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Music-Streaming Services Hunt For Paying Customers

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American bartender Harry Craddock mixes a drink at the Savoy Hotel in London in 1926. Craddock is known for helping to popularize the Corpse Reviver, one of the drinks featured in historian Lesley Blume's book about vintage cocktail culture. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Shake It Up! Vintage Cocktails Are Ripe For Revival

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A drawing from Michael Davidson's 2012 patent for "Toothbrush And Method Of Using The Same." Patent 8,108,962/U.S. Patent and Trademark Office hide caption

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The Quest For The Perfect Toothbrush

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The Coltsville factory's blue dome has long been a landmark in Hartford, Conn. The Colt Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company began building factories in the area in 1855. Bob Child/AP hide caption

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Connecticut Left To Reconcile Tragedy With Its Proud Gun History

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A screengrab from the "Kony 2012" online video about the Central African warlord Joseph Kony, which skyrocketed in popularity after its release in March. It was criticized, then forgotten, just as quickly. via YouTube hide caption

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In Rapid-Fire 2012, Memes' Half-Life Fell To A Quarter

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